DERWENT HOUSE, on Camden Park Road,
Willett bought the entire estate in 1890 with the intention of building on it all but the venture was not successful and he erected only a small number of houses there and on Wilderness Road. The remainder of the estate became the Chislehurst Golf Club with the mansion, Camden Place, becoming its clubhouse.
Derwent House was erected in 1899. The design is inspired by the arts
and crafts movement . It is of red brick in with a red clay tiled
roof. It was designed by
Willett lived in a similar Newton house further along at 88 Camden Park Road. A blue plaque on that building commemorates Willett as the promoter of daylight saving time .
* ^ The Builder, May 17, 1890
Coordinates : 51°24′39″N 0°03′39″E / 51.4109°N 0.0607°E / 51.4109; 0.0607
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